The Doomsday Clock and Why We Are Not On the Eve of Destruction…Yet.

Almost everyone (and almost certainly everyone who reads Medium) has heard of the Doomsday Clock. Very few people realize that there are no statistical algorithms behind the placement of the minute hand on the Doomsday Clock, which purportedly represents how close we are to the Apocalypse. Here’s an explanation of the how the Doomsday Clock actually works, taken directly…